Artistic Director

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Job Ref.: 
AD2018
Sector: 
Charity and Public Services
Job Location: 
London SE1
Recruiting For: 
a full time job position
Job Duration: 
5 Years
Exact Salary: 
Negotiable, commensurate with experience
Salary Range: 
£30.01 + (£58,520pa +)
Number of vacancies: 
1
I would like to receive applications from residents in: 
Lambeth and Southwark
Job Description: 

We are seeking an inspirational and experienced leader with an international reputation and a bold, distinctive artistic vision for Rambert. Together with our Chief Executive/Executive Producer, you will devise and lead the next phase of Rambert’s creative life and ensure our work is of the highest calibre.

The Artistic Director will have clear artistic priorities, proven ability to spot talent and a commitment to diversity in all its forms, ensuring Rambert’s dancers reflect and represent the communities in which we live and work.

You will have deep knowledge of the contemporary dance scene and be networked with well known choreographers and promoters and programmers who can commission and present Rambert. You will be interested in audiences and finding ways to connect with the public.

You will have led an established dance company or organisation, have experience of curating and the ability to support and nurture artistic collaborations. If you are a choreographer, you will currently be creating work for which there is demand around the world.

We are aiming to make this appointment by the end of January 2019 with a view to the new Artistic Director starting in Summer 2019. They will create or curate new work for Rambert2 and curate special events from 2020/21 with their first major production in 2021/22.

Person specification and Experience required: 

To provide artistic leadership to the company, working closely with the Chief Executive/Executive Producer to develop long-term artistic plans and lead and inspire the entire company to deliver them.

• To create productions of the highest quality within agreed resources.

• To build relationships with choreographers, creatives and partners, and commission new work aligned with the vision.

• To have a clear artistic vision for the Learning and Participation programme.

• To maintain the artistic legacy of the company.

• To support guest artists to create their best work.

• To support the Production team to ensure productions are ambitious and innovative, managing artists’ expectations where necessary.

• To advocate for and represent the company nationally and internationally, communicating the artistic vision convincingly to a range of audiences.

• To maintain excellent knowledge of the contemporary dance scene and of emerging talent worldwide.

 

The closing date for completed applications is 6pm Friday 28 September 2018.

To apply for this job please email us a cover letter and your most up-to-date CV.

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